Seminar

Medical Missionary Conference ( Venue : 301, 302 )

Dr. Peter Landless ( LandlessP@gc.adventist.org )

Director of Health Ministries Department General Conference


Medical Missionary work is a line of ministry vital to the church. You can be part of this ministry! How can you do that? Join this conference!

Total Member Involvement ( Venue : 303A )

Dr. Duane McKey ( McKeyD@gc.adventist.org )

President of the Adventist World Radio (AWR)


When every member is involved in the work of evangelism, this work will be done soon. There are many different ways you could be involved. Discover one by joining this seminar!

Family and Missions ( Venue : 303B )

Dr. Willie Oliver ( oliverw@gc.adventist.org )

Director Family Ministries Department General Conference


God has a plan for your family to be a channel through which the gospel of salvation could be introduced to many other families. Come and explore at least one way your family can do!

Children and Missions ( Venue : 303B )

Dr. Linda Koh ( KohL@gc.adventist.org )

Director of Children Ministries Department General Conference


“Let the little children come to Me,” Jesus says. The kingdom of heaven does not only belong to them; in fact, God could use them to bring people to enter His Kingdom!

Mission to the Cities ( Venue : 304A )

Dr. Gary Krause ( KrauseG@gc.adventist.org )

Director of the Adventist Mission General Conference


“Should I not be concerned about that great city?” God asks Jonah. Are you also concerned about the city where you live? God is great! He will guide you to conquer your city for Christ!

Adventist Muslim Relations ( Venue : 304B )

Dr. Petras Bahadur ( BahadurP@gc.adventist.org )
Director of Adventist-Muslim Relations, General Conference

Dr. Rick McEdward ( rick.mcedward@adventistmena.org )
President of MENA


Don’t you know that we have close connections with our Muslim brothers and sisters? Knowing that, you may be a great blessing to them!

Women and Missions ( Venue : 305B )

Raquel Arrais ( ArraisR@gc.adventist.org )

Associate Director Women’s Ministries Department General Conference


The Bible gives many examples of how God accomplished His missions through women. Today is not an exception. He can do greater things through Adventist women! Come to this seminar!

Literature Evangelism ( Venue : 306A )

Nelson Ernst ( nernst@cccsda.org )

GLOW Coordinator


Even if you cannot speak about the truth, you can do it by being active in literature evangelism. Canvasing is only one way! Discover more ways of doing this by attending this seminar!

Public Campus Ministry ( Venue : 305A )

Dr. Jiwan Moon ( MoonJ@gc.adventist.org )

Director of Public Campus Ministries General Conference


There are those like “Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego” studying in public campuses. How could we meet their spiritual need and involve them in the missions of the church? This is the place to study

Evangelism Field School ( Venue : 306B )

Dr. Ron Clouzet ( clouzet@nsdadventist.org )

Director of Ministerial Associaton Northern Asia Pacific Division


Have you ever joined a training that prepares you and the field for systematic evangelistic initiatives? You will learn how to do it and be passionate to do it. Come and listen to many success stories and strategies!

GAiN Conference ( Venue : 401, 402 )

William Costa, Jr. ( CostaW@gc.adventist.org )

Director of Communication Department General Conference


This is a conference for everyone to foster the use of technology, media and the internet to help the mission of the Adventist Church. Be part of the Global Adventist Internet Network!

Urban Ministry ( Venue : 403A )

Doug Venn ( VennD@gc.adventist.org )

Director of Urban Mission General Conference


Cities in the world are expanding. Most people live in cities. Could we reach them? Understanding the culture and the need of urban community will help us reaching them for Christ!

Stewardship and Missions ( Venue : 403A )

Pr. Kwon JohngHaeng ( kwon@nsdadventist.org )

Director of Stewardship Department Northern Asia-Pacific Division


Stewardship is not all about money. It is all about missions! In fact, the heart of stewardship is the mission to prepare people for the Second Coming. Really? Come and discover it by attending this seminar!

FAST Kits - Discipleship ( Venue : 403B )

Pr. Yoon HanSoo


This is a seminar on discipleship, emphasizing spiritual development if a person to be effective in witnessing

Teachers Conference ( Venue : 404 )

Dr. Lisa Beardsley-Hardy ( taylorjw@gc.adventist.org )
Director of Education Department General Conference

Dr. John Wesley Taylor V ( beardsleyl@gc.adventist.org )
Associate Director of Education Department General Conference


Are you an Adventist educator? This conference is especially designed for you. Come and learn different ways of strengthening teaching ministry as God’s way of imparting faith in the lives of many students

Special Needs Ministries ( Venue : 405A )

Dr. Lary Evans ( EvansL@gc.adventist.org )

Assistant to the President for Deaf and Special Need Ministries General Conference


Our church pays great attention to Special Needs Ministries! God loves everyone including those with special needs. Attending this seminar will open your eyes to see another field of ministry. You may be a person who is interested to be part of the ministry. Come and listen!

Small Group (Disciples in Action) ( Venue : 405B )

Dr. Ramon Canals ( CanalsR@gc.adventist.org )

Director of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries General Conference


Small group is a great tool! Ellen Write confirms, “The formation of small companies as a basis of Christian effort has been presented to me by One who cannot err.” Do you want your church to grow? Come, listen, and apply!

Evangelism Cycle and Church Growth ( Venue : 406A )

Pr. Jim Howard ( HowardJ@gc.adventist.org )

Associate Director of Sabbath School and Personal Ministries General Conference


Discover the cycle of evangelism this this seminar! Soil preparation, seed sowing, cultivating, harvesting and preserving are parts of the cycle! Take this opportunity to learn the concept and implement the strategy in your local church!

Community Services and Mission ( Venue : 406B )

Dr. May-Ellen Colon ( may-ellen.colon@adra.org )
Director of Adventist Community Services International General Conference

Dr. Sung Kwon ( SungKwon@nadadventist.org )
Director of Adventist Community Services North American Division


Jesus says, “Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.” This is the heart of community services. Discover in what way you can do it today!

Natural Church Development ( Venue : 407A )

Dr. Robert Folkenberg Jr. ( bobf@chumadventist.org )

President of Chinese Union Mission


Numerical growth is important! But no less important is the quality growth of the church. If fact, it is a prerequisite of even greater and ongoing multiplication of church membership! Interesting, right? Come and learn in this seminar!

Religious Liberty and Missions

Dr. Nelu Burcea

Associate Director of Public Affairs and Religious Liberty Department, General Conference


Are they really related? What are the contributions of the Religious Liberty Department to the mission of our church? Does it really matter? This is a privilege for your to learn something from this seminar!

VividFaith: GC New Mission App

Italo Osorio

Enterprise System Architect, Seventh-day Adventist Church


The Seventh-day Adventist Church announced a new website and app for missions, during the 2017 Annual Council meetings. The launching is in August 2018. VividFaith will be a virtual community where those who want to serve the Church can find places around the world to serve and then be matched with the opportunities for which they are best suited.

Venue Title Presenter Translation
Session A Session B
303 Salt Is Not the Whole Recipe – How to Be Salt
Community Assessment & Social Capital
May-Ellen Colon
GC Director of Adventist Community Services International
Japanese Chinese/ Mongolian
304 FAST discipleship training for Harvest workers Yoon HanSoo
Local Church Pastor in
Korea
Korean Only (No English) Korean Only (No English)
306A Family and Missions Willie Oliver
GC Director of Family
Ministries Department
Chinese/ Mongolian Japanese
306B Urban Ministry Doug Venn
GC Director of Urban
Mission
Chinese/ Mongolian Japanese
307A How to Make Public Evangelistic Meetings More Effective Ron Clouzet
NSD Director of
Ministerial Associaton
Chinese/ Mongolian Japanese
405A Building Bridges with your Muslim Friends Petras Bahadur GC Director of Adventist-Muslim
Relations
Chinese/ Mongolian Japanese
406A PARL (Public Affairs and Religious Liberty) as A Mission Nelu Burcea
GC Associate Director
of PARL
Japanese Chinese/ Mongolian
406B Women Can Raquel     Arrais GC Associate Director Women’s Ministries
Department
Japanese Chinese/ Mongolian
407A Healthy Church - Bountiful Harvest R. Folkenberg
President of the
Chinese Union Mission
Japanese Chinese/ Mongolian
407B Introducing New GC Mission App Italo  Osorio Enterprise System Architect, Seventh-day
Adventist Church
Chinese/ Mongolian Japanese
Venue Title Presenter Translation
Session A Session B
303
  1. Leadership and Team Development
  2. Measuring Effectiveness of Ministry
Sung K. Kwon
NAD Director of Adventist Community Services
Japanese/ Mongolian Chinese
304 TMI: Everyone Do Something Duane McKey President of the Adventist World Radio (AWR) Chinese Japanese/ Mongolian
306B Should I Not Be Concerned …? Gary  Krause GC Director of the Adventist Mission Chinese Japanese/ Mongolian
307A Involving Children in Missions Linda Koh
GC Director of Children Ministries Department
Chinese Japanese/ Mongolian
405A Building Bridges with your Muslim Friends Rick McEdward President of the Middle East North Africa Union Chinese Japanese
405B How to Retain and Empower Adolescents (Millennials and Gen Z) for Mission
in Post-postmodern World
Moon    JiWan GC Director of Public Campus Ministries Japanese/ Mongolian Chinese
406A Stewardship Strategy of Remnant Church/ Mission Fund Raising Kwon JohngHaeng
NSD Director of Stewardship
Department
Japanese/ Mongolian Chinese
406B Grow Your Church Jim Howard
GC Associate Director of Sabbath School
and Personal Ministries
Japanese/ Mongolian Chinese
407A The Importance of Small Groups/ The Sabbath School as a Winning-Soul Agency Ramon     Canals GC Director of Sabbath School and Personal
Ministries
Japanese/ Mongolian Chinese
407B Giving Light to Our World Nelson Ernst GLOW (Giving Light to Our World) Coordinator Chinese Japanese/ Mongolian